'''Oglethorpe University''' is a private, Liberal arts colleges in the United States|liberal arts college
in Brookhaven, Georgia|Brookhaven
, a city adjoining the northern edge of Atlanta
, in the U.S. state
of Georgia (U.S. state)|Georgia
. Originally chartered in 1835, it was named in honor of General James Edward Oglethorpe
, founder of the Colony of Georgia.